Howard Woodcock, Chief Executive, Bibby Offshore
Howard Woodcock is Bibby Offshore’s Chief Executive. He was appointed as Managing Director for Bibby Offshore Limited in 2005 to grow the business as a separate division of the Bibby Line Group. He became Chief Executive in 2007.
Howard began his career with Bibby Line Limited as a Deck Cadet aged 16. After nine years’ service at sea he was promoted to Chief Officer having served on general cargo, bulk carriers, tankers, ferries, anchor handlers, supply and diving support vessels.
In 1990 Howard came ashore to qualify as a Ship Broker and subsequently became a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers. He re-joined Bibby Line Limited in 1993 as Assistant Ship Manager working his way up to being appointed to the Bibby Line Board as Director of Shipping in 2003 following the completion of an MBA from Lancaster University.